As a prince of the Royal House of Württemberg since 1830, August was one of the lords in the Württembergische Landstände, but never took part in their meetings. He was represented by other members of the chamber, the last one being Andreas Renner. Marriage and issue. August married morganatically to Marie Bethge on 14 November 1868.
Friedrich August Eberhard, Prince of Württemberg was a royal Prussian Colonel General of the Cavalry with the rank of Generalfeldmarschall and Kommandierender General of the Guards Corps for more than 20 years. August was a member of the House of Württemberg and a Prince of Württemberg by birth.
Duke Ferdinand Frederick Augustus of Württemberg Duke Ferdinand Frederick Augustus of Württemberg (22 October 1763 – 20 January 1834) was a Habsburg Austrian general during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars . Contents 1 Early life 2 Military career 3 Private life 4 Honours 5 Ancestry 6 References 7 Notes Early life [ edit]
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August was the fifth and youngest child of Prince Paul of Württemberg, brother of William I of Württemberg, and his wife Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen.
After 16 years of military service to the Kingdom of Württemberg in 1831, August was promoted to Rittmeister in the First Cavalry Regiment. In April 1831, August was granted permission by his uncle William I of Württemberg to serve in the Prussian Army.
In the Prussian Army, August was assigned initially to the Regiment Gardes du Corps and a year later he was promoted to Major. In 1836, August was further promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and in 1838 to Colonel. August served as a Commando for four
During a hunting trip in Zehdenick near Berlin, August died on 12 January 1885. His funeral was held four days later at Berlin's Garnisonkirche. He was transferred to Ludwigsburg Palace where he was interred at the palace chapel. Fort August von Württemberg, one of the inner belt of fortifications of the Fortifications of Metz, was named in his hon...
August married morganatically to Marie Bethge on 14 November 1868. August and Marie had one daughter:
Catharina Wilhelmine Helene Charlotte Auguste Hedwig von Wardenberg (Berlin 18 April 1865 – Potsdam 25 September 1938)
∞ Berlin 2 October 1884, Dedo von Schenck (Mansfeld Castle 11 February 1853 – Wiesbaden 28 April 1918)
Albrecht von Schenck (20 September 1885 – 10 June 1888)
Eberhard von Schenck (born 15 Nov 1887)
Freda von Schenck (21 March 1890 – 2 March 1946)
Pour le Mérite with Oak Leaves (c.1871)
Iron Cross of 1870, 1st and 2nd class (c. 1871)
↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Darryl Lundy (24 Jul 2005). "Friedrich August Everard Prinz von Württemberg". thePeerage.com. http://www.thepeerage.com/p10174.htm#i101733. Retrieved 2010-01-21.
↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Paul Theroff. "WÜRTTEMBERG". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. http://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/wurttemberg.html. Retrieved 2010-01-21.
Wolfgang Hausen: Königlich Preußischer Generaloberst der Kavallerie mit dem Range eines Generalfeldmarschalls Prinz August von Württemberg. In: Deutsches Soldatenjahrbuch 1985; Schild Verlag, München 1985; ISBN 3-88014-082-0.
Tagesbefehl vom 20. August 1870 an die Soldaten des Gardekorps von August von Württemberg
Friedrich August Eberhard, Prince of Württemberg (German: Friedrich August Eberhard Prinz von Württemberg; 24 January 1813, in Stuttgart, Kingdom of Württemberg 12 January 1885, in Ban de Teuffer, Zehdenick, Province of Brandenburg, Kingdom of Prussia) was a royal Prussian Colonel General of the Cavalry with the rank of Generalfeldmarschall and Kommandierender General of the Guards Corps for more than 20 years.
Prince Frederick Charles Augustus of Württemberg (German: Friedrich Karl August Prinz von Württemberg) (21 February 1808 – 9 May 1870) was a General in the Army of Württemberg and the father of William II of Württemberg. Frederick was a member of the Royal Family of Württemberg and a Prince of Württemberg.
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